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I am a fifth year PhD student in the Department of Mathematics at Indiana University, Bloomington . I am working on non-linear PDE and calculus of variations. My advisors are Prof. Peter Sternberg and Prof. Dmitry Golovaty. My research interests are calculus of variation methods to minimize energy functionals related to the physical models of liquid crystals and numerical simulations of minimizers using finite elements methods with Python library Fenics. I am also pursuing a Master's Degree in Applied Statistics at Indiana University.

Before attending Indiana University, I completed my Bachelor's Degree and Master's Degree in mathematics at Bilkent University in Turkey and I obtained a Master's Degree in mathematics at the Indiana University.

Apart from my academic research, I am interested in machine learning and its connections to mathematics. For the codes I am working -both professionally and for fun- click here